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Broken China Flower Pot

by Amy Bowerman

Broken China Flower Pot | @PluckingDaisy #Planter #DIY #upcycle #tutorial

Do you know what I love almost as much as flowers?   Pretty planters to put them in!  Todays project is a broken china mosaic Flower pot.  This project makes a great gift for the upcoming holidays.  I can’t wait to throw a pretty poinsettia into my mosaic flower pot. Plus it’s a great way […]

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Octopode Factory Easter Garden

I had a lot of fun adding “Bling” to my Copic colored Alice in Wonderland images for last weeks challenge at TOFF.  After experimenting with several different techniques I would like to share a tutorial on how to add Bling to your Copic art! Here I have redesigned the Octopode Factory Peeps Garden to showcase […]

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Wearable Art

by Amy Bowerman

The Octopode Factory Wearable Art Hair Clips

This week at Studio L3 Linda is challenging us to make Wearable Art.  It just so happens that I was working on a few hair clips for the Creative mastermind of the fun and fabulous Octopode Factory…Lily Chilvers.  I love Lily’s quirky images and thought it would be fitting for her to be able to […]

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Caterpillar Alice in Wonderland

Happy Friday everyone!  I am working full tilt on finishing The Alice in Wonderland Dresser.   This weeks theme at TOFF is “Mushrooms”.   I have finished the Final drawer featuring the Caterpillar from Alice in Wonderland in all his Mushroom loving glory.  I will be back in a few s with all of the details […]

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Alice in Wonderland Dresser part 7

Happy Friday Friends!  I sure am happy it’s Friday…how about you?  We have another fun challenge at TOFF this week…”Cake”.  For my project I have completed another drawer on the Alice in Wonderland Dresser.  This is the 7th installment in this ongoing up-cycling project….can you say Lucky number 7?  I’ve been waiting for the right […]

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Alice in Wonderland Dresser Flowers

Greetings from Wonderland!  This month both of my design teams have come together for another fantastic challenge!  The Altered Alice is sponsored by The Octopode Factory this fine February and that just makes me happy, happy, HAPPY!   The concept for the Alice in Wonderland dresser was born while I was a participant in the Altered […]

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Bitter Conversation Hearts

by Amy Bowerman

Bitter Conversation Hearts Valentine

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and the Conversation hearts are talking about  the holiday of Love!  Some find Conversation hearts chalky and disgusting.  I find them delicious….except for the white ones (too spicy!).  These Bitter conversation hearts are spicy indeed!  Love them or hate them Conversation hearts exude Valentines Day.  Much like conversation hearts many […]

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Alice in Wonderland Character key chain

Hello again!  Hope everyone has enjoyed their weekend.  Today I have an Alice in Wonderland character key chain to share with you.  I had some Danita images left over from the Alice in Wonderland Dresser and wanted to try my hand at turning them into charms.   All of the images were stamped with Black Soot […]

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Alice in Wonderland altered dresser

Hello friends!  I hope everyone is enjoying the long weekend.  This month at the altered Alice our theme is Stripes and the Design team is working with these wonderfully whimsical art stamps by Danita.  I LOVE these stamps!  They are absolutely delightful!  As soon as I saw them I knew I wanted to feature them […]

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